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STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule an appointment with your advisor.
  • Come prepared to your advising appointment with a pencil/pen, curriculum sheet, and questions.
  • Clarify your educational interests and career plans.
  • Write down your current schedule and a tentative plan for next semester.
  • Meet course prerequisites and co-requisites.
  • Keep copies of your relevant academic records including emails and forms.
  • Follow through on referrals and recommendations made by your advisor.
  • Register for the courses discussed with your advisor. If you wish to deviate from this list, discuss it with your advisor first.
  • Consult with your advisor on issues related to your academic progress including taking courses out of sequence, changing your major, and withdrawing from courses.
  • Consult with your faculty advisor regarding specific curriculum information, course content, research opportunities, and industry/career questions.
  • Take responsibility for your academic success.

 

 

ADVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be accessible to students during your scheduled appointment time.
  • Schedule appointments with students within a reasonable time.
  • Understand the curriculum, policies, deadlines, and resources or find the appropriate answers or referrals for your students.
  • Interpret general education requirements (BoK codes).
  • Interpret the Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS).
  • Respond to registration questions.
  • Provide accurate information.
  • Help students define and develop realistic goals.
  • Assist students in planning their academic careers relative to their abilities and interests.
  • Help students identify programs and services offered by the University to assist them.
  • Refer students to other offices, services, departments, or individuals where appropriate.
  • Monitor students’ progress toward educational goals and keep up-to-date academic records.
  • Respect every student’s right to educational privacy.
  • Consult with student faculty advisors regarding specific curriculum information, course content, research opportunities, and industry/career questions.
  • Express concern regarding students’ academic and personal well-being.